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FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
, down through mississippi and parts of western tennessee and up to kentucky and ohio, will be moving into the northeast. as far as flood warnings, portions in louisiana. red is flash flood warnings and we do have flooding going on. if you doing traveling in parts of the northeastern louisiana and mississippi, please be careful and do not drive through flooded roadways. we do have flooded roadways across western parts of kentucky and northern parts of ohio. how much more additional rainfall are we talking about? look at the shades in yellow and orange, still four inches expected because what this front is going to be spreading light rain in portions and in through tomorrow morning. keep that in mind for monday morning commute. it will stay stalled in places like mississippi, tennessee, virginia and north carolina. so you'll be dealing with it next several days coming up this workweek. we have a stretch across portions of the southeast. on western side of the storm system, very cold across northern plains, 8 degrees in minneapolis, 19 at rapid city and that cold air is here to stay. ge
Current
Jan 30, 2013 3:00pm PST
from the tennessee legislature. it dayed in the legislature. well it's back. this time state senator stacey campfield included a tattle tail clause. it would require school employees to tell parents if their kids are gay. that is tragic and it is cruel. lbgt kids often face alien nation at home when they come out or are forced out. 40% of homeless youth are lbgt 40%, and family rejection is the leading cause. however, the epa has a message for all of the lbgt youth out there in tennessee or not. it gets better. they published a video supporting lbgt rights it's a part of dan savage's it gets better project. >> being openly gay at epa has been so much easier than i ever thought. >> when i came to epa to work full-time, i made the decision right away that i was going to be out from the minute that i got here. i didn't want to start this important part of my life in the closet again. >> jennifer: there will always be misguided people like the senator from tennessee, but there will also be a whole lot of people who are kind and welcoming like dan savage and the ep
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
of tennessee and kentucky. that should give you a sent of how strong the storm is and sarah is right. it is for all intents and purposes a spring-like system moving in from the west later today. up ahead of it, very breezy conditions throughout. we'll be windy with winds out of the south blowing at time maybe 20, maybe 30 miles per hour. well out to the west, the wind will be up to about 50. we have a wind advisory for our viewers out in western maryland. temperature right now at reagan national. 53degrees. 53 at reagan national. 58 out at dulles and as we switch maps, magically, 41 at bwi marshall. we are looking at highs again in the upper 60s to about 70. enjoy one more warm day because the cooldown gets in here with that front. 68 in manassas. unseasonably warm. not record but close. >> okay. thank you. we'll check in with you in a bit. >> all right. >>> back to braking news now, that major accident we've been talking about on the beltway could cause some major delays on your morning commute today. >> for more on this accident, we head over to melanie alnwick live on the scene wi
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
awake from tennessee in the nashville area up to kentucky. those storms are headed for the east coast during the day today. we had about 250 reports of severe weather. thankfully at this point no confirmed fatalities, but we are checking on one possibly in tennessee. we've had four tornadoes. i actually thought the tornadoes would be a little worse. the wind damage as expected. where are the storms now? exiting nashville, louisville, heading through eastern kentucky, ohio. kentucky, west virginia, also areas of eastern tennessee and western north carolina. and now those storms are rolling through alabama with a new tornado watch issued for the birmingham into the montgomery area. so we're not done yet. and if you're in that area of yellow which includes pretty much everyone east of the appalachians south of philadelphia and pittsburgh, you're going to deal with these severe storms. it's going to be a straight line. it's going to move through with really strong, gusty winds. then the weather will begin to get very much colder and windy on the backside. a lot of airport delays. also, i
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
on the roadways, the tennessee river valley, look at all that pink on the radar. it looks pretty, but it's not nice to drive in. north of that area is snow. it was is not a blockbuster event, but we could get one to 4 inches of snow across the ohio river valley into what the northeast. we are seeing the potential for freezing rain and sleet in tennessee and kentucky. the carolinas as well. mainly ranges east of huntsville. good shower activity just south of nashville as well. cleveland, cincinnati, washington dc -- he will get a few inches of snow possibly over the next several hours. freezing rain advisory is in the light purple end ice storm warnings in the darker shade of purple here. through tonight we could get half an inch of ice on the roadways. over trees, on power lines. it will make things very dangerous. it could bring down the power lines and there are reports of accidents near knoxville and bowling green. if you live in those areas, please take care. travel forecast. where is the system going? is pushing eastward. nashville around the freezing mark. there is that pink shaded
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
. high winds also caused problems in parts of kentucky, tennessee and indiana. one death has been reported in nashville where a man was killed when a tree came down on a shed. some of that stormy weather could be on its way here. >> before that, we're going to go to tucker first? we're going to do that? let's go to tucker barnes to get the details on what will be spring like day today. >> thank you, tony. yeah, starting off with temperae s in the 50s across much of the area. one more warm day. upper 60s near 70 and then the g kabosh here. much cooler air on the way. let's get to it and show you the numbers. reagan national 58. temperatures jumped 4 degrees. dulles 61. got a front across the area and that's holding temperatures back. bwi 41. low 40s to mid 60s at the moment. a lot of clouds today and eventually rain showers move in. and the rain when it moves in will be heavy at times during the nighttime hours. most of the day should be cloudy and sun seasonably warm and late this afternoon and tonight the rain moves in. we could be looking for potential of an inch or two. because
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 10:30am EST
: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: i wonder if i might impose a question to the republican leader if he'd retake the floor. mr. mcconnell: i'd be happy to respond. mr. alexander: i want to congratulate the kwepbl for -- congratulate the republican leader for his remarks, but here is my question: we've arrived at a time when we have a newly elected president who's had a fine inaugural day. he has an agenda that heants to follow which he announced in his inaugural address. it's not an agenda but most of us on this side agree with, but he has an agenda he wants to follow in the second term, all of which would ensure in his eyes his legacy as a president. but isn't there one thing that in order to get to that agenda or any other thing he and we have to do, and that is to address that red? and isn't the very best time -- isn't the very best time to do something difficult, something nobody wants to talk about, something that's hard, isn't the best time to do that at a time when we have divided government, a democratic president, a republican house, and 30 or 40 or 50 of us senators on b
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 7:30pm EST
that he had was this huge technology apparatus, and i went to chattanooga tennessee and i found a company called smart tech. i saw a row for about a year ago in ohio and i asked him about this company. he told me he had never heard of it. well, i find that hard to believe. this is a company that has a history but if you go to all the fronts within fronts and corporate changes and find out who put up the original money, the original money came from two very wealthy republican donors named mercer reynolds and bill dewitt. i research them and in the 80s, they had bailed out george w. bush several times. he had three oil companies in the 80s that went belly-up and each time they came to his rescue. they were also baseball royalty. his father owned the old st. louis browns and they gave bush ownership in the texas rangers which is the only lucrative investment he ever made. he put in $600,000 came away with about $15 million. his company smart tech which started out as part of a legitimate technology company, soon became the republican operation and its all it's all good and well that the repu
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
was against it. tonight, "talking points memo" reports that the tennessee -- the state of tennessee suspended yaeger's carry permit. now he is trying to tone his message down a bit. >> i do not condone anybody committing any kind of felonies unless it's necessary. right now it is not necessary. start working out. start stretching. start practicing. >> yeager is not alone. he is just one in a crowd of extremists who think that they speak for all gun owners across america and second amendment lovers. right wingers at "the drudge report" compared the president to hitler and stalin. really? yeah. another gun advocate used slavery to make his case against gun control. >> if african-americans had been given the right to keep and bear arms from day one of the country's founding, perhaps slavery might not have been a chapter in our history. >> we'll talk more about slavery and guns in a moment. >> first, you should know larry ward is pushing a national gun appreciation day. it's on the weekend before martin luther king day. ward claims this is the first gun appreciation day. but we found gun apprecia
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 4:00am PST
to weather channel meteorologist mike seidel live in beautiful knoxville, tennessee. although it's still dark there. good morning, mike. where will the worst of the be today? >> reporter: good morning, alex. not here. in fact, let me recap, here, temperatures above freezing. ice yesterday. today, in the 40s. all those areas, parts of kentucky, tennessee, north georgia, the carolinas, that had the ice storm yesterday, highs in the 40s today. roads will improve dramatically. in fact, here all the ice has melted. let me take you back yesterday and get to the forecast. north georgia mountains, atlanta was fine, this is raven county, and skidding out and slipping off the icy roadways on those higher elevations in north georgia, in upstate carolina, we had one fatality, we head to the snow. north of the ice, snow across ohio, into the virginias and mid-atlantic toward new york, near roanoke, virginia, snow last friday and more snow today. most in the one to two inch category. not a big system. not a lot of moisture to work with, and we had snow and spinouts in western pennsylvania, allegheny county
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 2:00pm PST
're in the "sideshow" now. another way for republicans to avoid getting support from low-income voters? enter tennessee state senator stacey campfield with this bold proposal. slash welfare benefits for parents whose kids do poorly in school. well, that's right. according to campfield, somehow the threat of less food on the table is the ticket to getting parents to help their kids in school. figure that one out. >>> anyway, something campfield said on this network was catnip for the folks at the tonight show. >>> tennessee state senator stacey campfield advocates he wants legislation that will reduce welfare payments to families if their kids are getting bad grades. they cut their welfare payments if the kids get bad grades. i'm not sure he did that well in school himself. this is a segment we call the botched cliche of the day senator edition. >> well, first off, we're not -- i'm not setting the bar like the kids have to become rocket surgeons. >> rocket surgeons. is that like tree surgeons? >>> next, let's take a look at this headline from the washington times. quote, reagan's home could become a par
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am EST
to a deal. next, john from tennessee. caller: good morning. i am calling about the debt ceiling. yes, it does need to be raised. because we have to pay our bills. if the government is allowed to borrow money and set their circumstances, then why is the private business sector not allowed to do that? the federal reserve has been shut down as far as to the bankers, as far as the this man being able to borrow money. the industry in the united states needs money to operate on and and. we need to be able to borrow money. if his mrs. are not allowed to expand and grow, how do they expect to pay the us -- these debts down the road? get these guys out of here. they do not need to be making a lifetime commitment. they have gotten old and senile and did not even know where they are. it is a shame that our government has gone this far. it is just terrible. host: thank you for the call. if you're just joining us, or listening on c-span radio, thank you for joining us. the question we are asking is whether or not you think the president can bypass congress to raise the debt ceiling. you can join
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
temperatures plunge southward. it is so cold we have a icy makes across the tennessee valley. we'll get to that. look at video in lawrence, massachusetts, battling a three-alarm blaze. ice coating their helmets and their uniforms. so dangerous in these freezing temperatures. the hydrants freeze. the equipment gets frozen. the ground is treacherous. apparently we had a couple of injuries with this fire. it is just one of the most dangerous conditions you can be in as a firefighter. my husband knows that. and he pointed that out, so hats off to these brave firefighters who continue to battle the fires and subfreezing temperatures across the northeast. pictures are just incredible. so, we are expecting a warm-up over the next few days. that is the good news. for now we're still in the deep freeze across the great lakes and the northeast. look at mem mem frist, 29. memphis, tennessee, you could see freezing rain or sleet. we have advisories and ice storm warnings in portions of tennessee. see where we have got the pink? that is warm moist air falling through a layer of frozen air that is freezing o
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
watts to chicago from nobel peace prize to memphis, tennessee. unmoved along the angles and rnrners of aristocratic confusion. it was a time to be born forced forward a time to wander inside drums the good times with eyes like stars and soldiers without medals or weapons but honor, yes. and you told us: the storm is rising against the privileged minority of the earth, from which there is no shelter in isolation or armament and you told us: the storm will not abate until a just distribution of the fruits of the earth enables men (and women) everywhere to live in dignity and human decency. all summerlong it has rained and the water rises in our throats and all that we sing is rumored forgotten. whom shall we call when this song comes of age? and they came into the city carrying their fastings in their eyes and the young 9- year-old sudanese boy said, "i want something to eat at nite a place to sleep." and they came into the city hands salivating guns, and the young 9-year-old words snapped red with vowels: mama mama auntie auntie i dead i dead i deaddddd. in our city of lost alphabets
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
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CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 9:35pm EST
us from tennessee, a democrat. caller: it does not matter who president obama nominates. as a report that came out in june that under president obama that 7% of the injuries have occurred in afghanistan. does that sound like we're winning? guest: steve used the word tribe. by talking about i am not the senator from israel. the problem with that kind of language is that it suggests that those who have a very strong strategic view about the u.s.-israeli relationship somehow are in the pocket of israelis. i think that is wrong. there are strategic reasons for the relationship. on afghanistan, i would say senator chuck hagel's held different positions. when the iraq war was going poorly and the search was suggested, senator chuck hagel said, we have taken our eye off the ball. the greatest threat the united states faces is between the mountains of pakistan and afghanistan. today, or previously, he opposed the president's surge in afghanistan. these are issues that need to be addressed. where does he think afghanistan is going to go? why did he think that afghanistan was such a vital, str
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 9:20am EST
is in this a lexus, the rich moving from high tax states to lower tax states like texas, arizona, tennessee, florida. joining us is ed butowksi, welcome back to the program. you are going to tell me about your clients, no names. clients of yours on the move, calif. out, some place else. you have got a gentleman moving from orange county to where? >> right into dallas. his number one reason was carries no reason to pay, the ceo of public companies that i'm done, moved to dallas, got an apartment and got much smaller but paying nothing in income-tax is because in the state of texas is a big zero. stuart: he has saved an enormous amount of money. >> a very wealthy man and really symbolic of what is happening throughout california. not just the rich. you hear people saying get me out, another client in san diego, not an extraordinarily wealthy person but has done well, retiring, said i am done, and move to idaho. stuart: anybody else in california moving? >> another thing. i manage professional athletes. when they negotiate their contracts one thing becomes of is they will go to california is taxes. how
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
airport and headed for tennessee when the pilot reported smoke coming from the engine and vibrations shaking the plane. police say it plunged a short time later. >> what it looks like, because the steepness of the trees in the air yaw, the tall pine trees, looks like it was a pretty steep descent and went right into the roof. >> reporter: susan crocket credits her religious faith for her survival. >> people don't believe there is a god, they better start believing, because there is a god. the only reason i'm -- >> nick valencia joins us in the studio here. any idea how this happened? what happened? >> the cause of the crash is still a mystery. investigators say it could take more than a week to pin that down. it's miraculous that she lived and survived through this. so much air traffic over her house, one of the local affiliates saying she was joking, one day a plane would crash through her house. i don't think she ever thought it would actually happen, but it did. she miraculously survived. >> credit to god she gives. uplifting story in some ways. >>> lance armstrong keeping quiet t
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
to the west. tennessee, areas up around chicago, two areas of low pressure, that in fact is our next storm system, trying to come together, as they both move eastward, producing snowfall here around 3:00. 2:00, 3:00, moving in from the west. light snow, but then as we get into the late afternoon, i think that snow will pick up just a bit, again dry, powdery snow blowing around a bit by the time we get to late afternoon and evening. some of the amounts that we'll be left with, again over an inch, maybe two, saturday cold and sunshine, there's a look at your snowfall totals, 1 to 2 inches expected. calvert beach could see more than that, up around 2 inches of snowfall. i'm expecting a warm-up above freezing, guys, 33 to 36, but watch what happened next week, into the 50s, maybe even close to 60 on wednesday uchts what? >> a big whoa. all this stuff will be gone by thursday. we'll appreciate the 50 degrees after this bitter coal. >>> we'll be running around in flip-flops. >>> red light cameras having an impact in one local city. that's coming up. >>> she made history. today she was pulled out
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
a weather alert for you. one tennessee town is dealing with heavy flooding after days of rain. this video comes in from whiteville, near memphis. sections of a major road are washed away with five feet of water in some spots. more than 50 people are currently trapped in their homes there as rescue efforts are underway. it is so bad that local and state police can not even get in there to set up road closure signs. >> this water is moving so swiftly, could very easily overturn a car, take a car off the roadway, just too dangerous. this is probably about the worst i've seen it flood. it is always been where we could get something in but it's completely washed out now. martha: well the city just landed a 400,000 grant to build a new bridge. it would raise the entire street by four feet. that doesn't come in time to help this situation though, and hopefully it will help in the future. bill: well a grim picture in the showdown over the debt ceiling about to get a bit more dismal. the white house has no plan b in the debt fight, challenging republicans to allow them to bore row more money or al
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
, tupelo, and this will continue up towards tennessee and alabama. we could see several inches of snow before all said and done. throughout the morning we'll see icy travel unfortunately, bad time to be on the roadways. stay at home. make those southern snowmen, those southern snow angels. be safe. i'm sure the kids are loving it. heading into tonight and overnight, the mid-atlantic region, the southern appalachians you will see the biggest amount of snow totals, six to 12 inches. let's look at the travel forecast. thursday 1:00, watching snow move into alabama and tennessee. temperatures dropping as it continues to move north and eastward, seeing that snow move along the appalachians into north carolina and virginia. the temperatures will drop and the snow will start to fly. in some cases one to four, even six inches of snow. as you see as the storm exits the temperatures are going to drop, drop like a rock. in some cases below freezing. 29 for you in norfolk. 31 in d.c. it will be a cold inauguration day heading into next week. so there is the precipitation accumulation. one to four
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
. weather channel meteorologist mike seidel has more from knoxville, tennessee. hey, mike. >> reporter: hey, t.j. here in knoxville the ice storm is now just a memory. we had nine hours of freezing rain. but as you can see here on the trees it's all gone. it all melted. in fact temperatures overnight rose into the mid 30s. but yesterday we had hundreds of accidents across kentucky here in tennessee, even north georgia and through the western carolinas. one fatality reported in upstate south carolina. but the north georgia mountains had ice and cars skidding off the roadways. the other angle with this storm is the fact that we had snow from the ohio valley all the way to the northeast. but the snowfall amounts were on the light side from columbus to pittsburgh, into washington. generally a 1 to 2 inch snowfall. philadelphia and new york central park had 1 1/2 inches of snow. for the first time in chicago in 335 days they had an inch of snow. so the record streak ends but they've only had now about three inches for the entire winter. it still stays very cold today across the midwest and north
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
smith of new jersey and diane black of tennessee also addressed the marchers. marking the 40th anniversary of the roe v. wade decision which legalized abortion. [background sounds] [background sounds] >> many streets are closed for the rally and march, which will take marchers to the steps of the supreme court this afternoon. we are covering this event in its entirety life on a website. go to c-span.org. >> tonight at eight we wish we highlight some president obama's second inauguration festivities beginning with the pre-ceremony events. >> you can see all that tonight at 8 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. >> personal-finance starts as we now in the 1930s with sylvia porter. it's really a spinoff out of the self-help business of the 1930s to the 1930s are known for everything from the hard economic times of the 1930s you see everything from alcoholics anonymous developed in the 1930s to napoleon they can get rich to various personal activist movements. fascism and communism. and there's this fulcrum going on at the. some -- over a period of you. and our goal is to educate people s
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
the floor. mr. alexander: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: it seems lately i come to the floor when the republican leader is make being reasonable and sensible proposals. i heard him say the same thing last weefnlg iragre week. the president is elected. he deserves credit for that. he now has a chance to define his legacy. es he's told us what that is ins inaugural address. isn't this the right time to get out of the way? hasn't the house of representatives actually given us an unexpected three or four months in which we can do it in so if president obama wants, as i'm sure he must, to begin to work on the other issues that he talked about in his inaugural address -- immigration, for example, these other important issues -- why would we not go work right now as the republican leader says and deal with the runaway, out-of-control entitlement vend d spending that's going to -- spending that's going to bankrupt the program that seniors depend upon to pay their medical bills? we know that's going to a the chair trustees have seder it wil-- have
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
of the republican party and a whole lot more. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> the lee university festival choir from cleveland, tennessee. they're performing right now at the u.s. capitol. about 200 students. they were chosen by senator lamar alexander to represent this part of tennessee, and they're doing a magnificent, beautiful, beautiful job. you saw the president. he left the church a little while ago. the first family, they are now inside the white house. but they'll be getting ready. this is videotape that we saw earlier when the motorcade arrived. the daughters, the first lady, and the president walking up the stairs, going inside. you know, there's a whole lot of stuff going on in this second term for the first family that our white house correspondent brianna keilar is learning about during her husband's first term, brianna, america's first lady made america's children, their families, two of our most important priorities. now this self-proclaimed mom in chief faces a bigger challenge, raising teenagers at the white house, among other things. brianna, i know you've been doing some reporting on what we can expe
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 6:30pm EST
schmitt. our focus, the nomination of chuck hagel. next, a democrat joining us from tennessee. good morning. caller: the republicans are going against everything and everybody that he puts up there. hadfields to be in a war and get hurt. not until you walk in your shoes. it is time for them to wake up. host: he has sacrificed a great deal, but nevertheless, i do not think that is the issue. the of the things i would say is it is not clear that senator hagel, he may not get many votes from republicans, but he may get some. more libertarian positions on foreign policy, and they would probably be more supportive than perhaps they would be supportive of a republican that had been in the white house. it is not clear that this division is simply republican versus democrat. host: this program is carried live on sundays. in london. go ahead. caller: it is a great discussion. thank you for giving us the opportunity. i am not american. i am and iranian. i have never been in the united states, but we used to have neighbors that were american. it is strange to me this obsession among the politi
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
, particularly golfers and nevada a tennessee and washington where there is no state tax. melissa: they need warm weather to play golf year-round. a lot of places that would treat them a lot better. you mentioned texas and florida. one of the things he said strike as nerve with a lot of people he happens to be in a zone targeted both federally and by the state. you know it doesn't work for me right now. i am going to have to make some changes. as people see their federal tax rate go up. you can't do anything about that unless you are willing to leave the country and renounce your citizenship. you have to take a big step. we saw folks on facebook going public, some of those folks talking about leaving going to singapore. when you look at professional athlete, the one thing they do have control over what state they live in. and i wonder if you think, for example when someone is getting drafted and they're deciding do i want to play for 49ers or play for a team in florida or texas? you've been in the sports business for a long time. do you think that people would make decisions about what team they
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
from alabama, mississippi, georgia, virginia, and tennessee, and south carolina were unanimously opposed. in the east, the northeast, house republicans were 24 to 1 in favor, with new york and pennsylvania unanimous. well, the danger for the gop is it's becoming a religious sectional ultra conservative party great at winning and holding gerrymandered seats but too willing to sacrifice entire regions of the country. former congress chris shays is a republican from connecticut and howard fineman is editorial director of "the huffington post" as well as an msnbc political analyst and our pal and my pal. look, chris shays, it's great to have you on because you have always been my notion of a reasonable moderate republican from the moderate reasonable part of the country meaning connecticut. see how i warm you up here? now my question is why have you guys been abandoned by the southern crowd? it's almost like the civil war went the other way and the south somehow took over the party of lincoln, not that there's anything wrong with the south, but it's certainly made your party in a rig
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
that the nbc snation 2345sh8 is reporting that the state of tennessee has suspended the handgun carry permit of james yeager. that was the first game we quoted tonight. a real nut. david corn, joy reid, thank you for joining us. >>> coming up, real check. gun control advocates say this is the moment to pass new legs laetion. the pro gun crowd say there is no way they will accept a assault weapons ban. >>> exit strategy. president obama made it clear the united states is accelerating its withdrawal from afghanistan and plans to leave very few troops there after next year. this much is clear. >>> and u.s. congressman phil gingrey who apparently felt two so-called rape candidates in the republican party richard mourdock and todd akin, wasn't enough. he's come out defending akin's legitimate rape comments. once again republicans just keep it up. >>> and finally, the city that's the star of oscar nominated films this year isn't new york or l.a. or rome or paris, it's d.c., right here in washington. lincoln, argo, "zero dark thirty," the nation's capital ready for its close-up and this is "hardbal
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
and georgia and north carolina, tennessee. so, it's not -- these numbers are national and patterns of job growth and patterns of job construction taking place and peeling behind the numbers you see the success of the labor movement where people did not expect. >> it's an interesting article and will continue to follow the numbers and see what this means and impact of upcoming elections. thank you very much, bill. >> thank you for having me. >> absolutely. >>> coming up, gut check and joined by congressman tammy duckworth. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. >>> welcome back. time now for the news nation gut check. following breaking news this hour. history, in fact. the pentagon is lifting the ban on women serving in combat. joining me now, congresswoman and veteran, tammy duckworth of illinois, one of the first female combat vets elected to congress. tha
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
, northern virginia would get the same vote as out near tennessee, which has much less population. what is the purpose behind this? >> look, it's all about giving the republicans a significant advantage in these battleground states that they've lost in the past two presidential cycles. your example of virginia, president obama won the state by four percentage points, won it by 150,000 votes. but by allocating the electoral votes by congressional district, mitt romney would have won nine electoral votes in virginia to barack obama's four. if you take that entire system nationally, emory university pointed o out that mitt romney would have won 272 electoral votes to barack obama's 276 electoral votes to barack obama's 262. mitt romney would have been the president of the united states. this is fundamentally changing the rules. this would be like saying, we want the nfl to change the rules, a quarterback can no longer run in the offense anymore. >> democrats have brought this up before, but in this day and age, with twitter, and with everything such in focus, do you think republicans can r
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
the next time this is a tornado down in tennessee, senator corker, or mr. sessions, down in alabama, or pick any senator, mr. grassley, there might be a drought in the state of iowa some time and he might want some disaster relief. >> sure. >> maybe we'll just turn to your residents to make sure that we raise your taxes so we can give these offsets, so we can do these disaster relief. i mean, the fabric of the country is being torn by this leadership in the republican party. what is mitch mcconnell thinking? >> it is. >> he's got to be facing a primary.
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Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
people are dead after high winds and a tornado ripped through parts of georgia and tennessee yesterday. the severe storm system is responsible for more than 400,000 power outages in the northeast after these heavy rains and the high winds that they experienced last night. we go back to our special coverage of the chuck hagel confirmation. that hearing continuing as we speak. we take you back now, a live look on capitol hill where the former senator is answering questions from senator claire mccaskill right now. it's going into its second hour. joining me by phone is bob kerrey of nebraska, a hagel supporter. sir, it's good to have you here. you are a democrat. hagel is a republican. let's remind everybody hagel did endorse you in your election effort last year and that angered a lot of people on the right. is that why you are coming can out to show your support for him, the fact that you can cross party lines as he was able to cross party lines for you? >> no. if chuck endorsed my opponent, i would still be supporting him for secretary of defense. these are not positions where you can
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